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STUDENT ELECTION: Pioneer Junior High School student body officers are elected in September 1959. From left, are Margaret Adams, secretary; Cathy Doell, vice president; David Bissonnette, president; and Marlene Marr, treasurer.

100 years ago — 1911

• The new pipe organ at the Christian Church will be dedicated tonight with a recital.

• A.E. Eighme of Malaga is spending the day in Wenatchee.

• Mrs. C.E. Owens yesterday hosted a reception for the wives of men attending the state bankers meeting here. Among the local women assisting were Mrs. W.T. Clark, Mrs. George R. Fisher, Mrs. W.A. Thompson, Mrs. F.D. Case and Mrs. Guy C. Browne.

• The Ellis-Forde Co. will announce details in tomorrow’s Daily World of its annual Monarch range and cooking demonstration. It will be held in the company’s Palouse Street annex all next week from 2 to 5 p.m.

• Mary Simpson returned home to Cashmere after a week’s visit in Seattle.

50 years ago — 1961

• Russ Truman was elected to head the Gavel Toastmasters of Wenatchee. Other officers are Wes Hensley, educational vice president; Jay Rotter, administrative vice president; Ev Shipek, secretary; Myron C. Clark, treasurer; and Robert Ball, sergeant-at-arms.

• The 50th anniversary of Withrow Lutheran Church will be observed tomorrow.

• The Cashmere Methodist Church choir will present a vesper service Sunday, featuring local musician Vernon Greenstreet. The choir is directed by Mrs. Duane LaVigne and Mrs. Chester Williams is organist.

25 years ago — 1986

• Leavenworth Mayor Willie Jones submitted his resignation Tuesday night after 10 years of service to the city.

• The handwork of Wenatchee’s Dorothy Neidhart was featured on the cover of the Sept. 9 issue of Woman’s Day magazine. Her original crocheted afghan design, Paperweight, was one of five selected to appear in the magazine.

• Edward Barnhart, principal at Sterling Middle School, has been appointed to a one-year term as chairman of the National Association of Secondary School Principals committee on middle-level education.